UC Merced First Year Students: By the Numbers 2016

FIRST YEAR STUDENTS BY THE NUMBERS 2016

Enrollment by Term

*

*

Admit Rate by Applicant GPA

Admitted Student Profile

3.4-3.9

97.3%

2,058 projected

95.3%

1,790

90.5%

19-27

1,551

62.8%

3%

1390-1750

2014

2015

2016

Below 3.00

3.00 - 3.29

3.30 - 3.69

3.70 - 3.99

4.0+

*Ranges represent the middle 50% of admitted students. Does not include referral pool.

*Does not include referral pool

Top 5 Majors for First Year Applicants

Applications by Fall Term

20,252 18,862 16,261 Applications

2016

2015

#1 Biological Sciences

#2 Undeclared

#3 Computer Science & Engineering

#4 Psychology

#5 Management

2014

& Business Economics

$18,000

88%

Financial Aid

is the average gift aid offered to eligible UC Merced students

of UC Merced students received financial aid

UNDERGRADUATE CAMPUS PROFILE 2015-2016

Did You Know?

Cultural Richness

Geographic Origin of Students

*

48% 23% 13% 5% 5% 4% 1% 1% <1%

Chicano/Latino Asian White African-American International Two or more races Pacific Islander Declined to State/Unknown American Indian

#8

29.5% Northern California

UC Merced ranked No. 8 in Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck: Western Colleges”

33.8% Central California

*Percentages are rounded

0.4% Nonresident/ International

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36.3% Southern California

University of California, Merced Office of Admissions 5200 N. Lake Rd. Merced, CA 95343

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Data Source: Institutional Research and Decision Support

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